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  • May 27, 2014
    This is the latest video from The Fine Bros featuring today's children reacting to yesterday's technology. In this case, a late 70's computer. They are not impressed. Now I feel old. "How old?" Old enough to call the nearest assisted living facility and ask to see their ca... / Continue →
  • January 7, 2011
    This is a little video of a group of French [edit: French-Canadian] kids being handed pieces of old technology from the past 30 years and trying to determine what the hell they are. Objects include a Game Boy, old Coleco Vision cartridge, 8-track player, record player, floppy ... / Continue →
  • October 25, 2010
    The Sony Walkman, best known for playing some of the sweetest mix-tapes ever recorded entirely off the radio, will no longer be manufactured as of this year. Weird, I could have sworn this happened before Y2K. The final batch was shipped to Japanese retailers in April, accor... / Continue →
  • June 25, 2010
    Wow, your editor is almost as good as mine (I don't have one is the thing). But seriously, I think we can all agree the future of newspapers is there aren't gonna be any. world's most futuristic newspaper [technabob] Thanks to Sally, who only uses newsprint for arson.... / Continue →
  • June 17, 2010
    What do you get when a 5" record and a CD get together and have the sexes? Nothing silly, records and CDs can't breed! Now iPods -- oh boy. They don't just Touch. See what I did there? I'm practically unstoppable. Jeff Mills latest release, The Occurrence, is pressed on... / Continue →
  • December 17, 2009
    Howard Boys (that's the guy's name, not like the Hardy Boys) went and made himself a functional steampunk camera. This is it. It looks old and takes pictures. Just like your grandparents on vacation! Howard Boys took things old school with this camera that he created himsel... / Continue →
  • June 25, 2009
    That was a Zelda reference. No need to thank me folks, just doing my job. So scientists have unearthed a 35,000-year old flute in Germany, making it the earliest instrument ever found (not including rocks). It was made from the bone of a giant vulture during the Upper Paleol... / Continue →
  • May 26, 2009
    Christopher Locke makes modern fossils using gadgets of yesteryear and concrete. Then he sells them to make a profit because he's smart and doesn't want to hold a real job. I'm with you, Chris. The modern Fossils are made from actual archaic technology that was once cutting-... / Continue →
  • March 9, 2009
    That's right, March 8th marked the "historic demonstration of the first CD prototype codenamed 'Pinkeltje' on March 8th, 1979." Well congratulations, compact disc, I almost forgot you were still here. While many would argue that the CD is on its way out in favor of smaller, h... / Continue →
  • November 12, 2008
    The Please Touch Pillow wants you to touch in -- in a bad way. So it can change colors! They cost $160 and are made by witches. The more you wash them the less color changing they get, until, eventually, they're just regular pillows you paid $160 for. Now there was somethin... / Continue →